Ariel Toribio Biography, Ariel Toribio Wiki
Ariel Toribio has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of 52-year-old Marcos Ruiz on Jan. 15. Ruiz was filling potholes when he was shot.
Ariel Toribio Age
He is 20 years old.
Ariel Toribio Arrested
Toribio is a Lawrence man has been arrested and charged with murder for the killing of a Lawrence DPW worker who was shot and killed on the job last month, the Essex County District Attorney’s office announced Friday.
Ruiz, a Methuen resident, was not the intended target of the shooting, the DA’s office said. He was the father of two children. DPW workers lined the streets for his funeral late last month.
Marcos Ruiz Death
On January 15, Ruiz, 52, of Methuen, was shot dead while working potting in Andover and Clifton streets of the city of Lawrence. Investigators do not believe Ruiz was the target of the shooting.
Ruiz had long been a public works employee in the city.
Investigators said they do not believe Ruiz was the intended target of the shooting. “The department continues to aggressively pursue all leads in these cases and we are confident more arrests will be made in the near future,” according to the Lawrence police statement.
Ariel Toribio Charges
Toribio was charged in connection with shootings on Aug. 9 on Berkeley Street, Sept. 3 on Hancock Street and Sept. 7 on Poplar Street, according to the statement.
No serious injuries occurred during the shooting, police said.
Ariel Toribio Weapon
An illegal firearm was seized from Toribio’s home when a search warrant was recently executed there, police said.
Toribio will be arraigned Monday in Lawrence District Court.